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The New Penguin Dictionary of Computing (Penguin Reference Books S.) Paperback – 31 Jan 2002

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  • Paperback: 576 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin; 1st Trade Paperback edition (31 Jan. 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0140514376
  • ISBN-13: 978-0140514377
  • Product Dimensions: 15.1 x 3.2 x 23.2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,762,023 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Synopsis

A brand-new, highly accessible guide to the world of computers and PCs. "The New Penguin Dictionary of Computing' explains in detail fundamental computing concepts and also offers definitions of jargon, abbreviations and the language of particular software packages. It is designed to be accessible to anyone who owns a PC or Mac, but will also help programmers and software engineers. A CD of the text accompanies the book.

About the Author

Dick Pountain was editor of the UK's first PC magazine, Personal Computer World, and then managing editor of the software magazine Soft. He was a consultant editor on Byte magazine for 14 years during which time he contributed over 150 feature articles. He is a columnist for PC Pro magazine and his books include 'A Tutorial Introduction to Prgramming in Occam' (Blackwell Scientific, 1987).
He lives in London NW1.


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